Category Archives: Sketchbooks

Drawing, drawing and more drawing.

My wonderful sister. A birthday card.Thought it would be fun to mimic an early Lucian Freud trick. Waiting for a friend St.Martins Lane.So much fun being in the centre of the world (for me) and having some time to make … Continue reading

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I’m in an Exhibition, plus many sketches.

Sorry, it’s been a while. I’ve been working hard on a graphics project, so time has passed since the last post. I’m in a lovely exhibition at the NudeTinCan gallery in St. Albans. It’s called ‘Nude or fully Clothed’ which suits the wide range of good works on show.I have two pieces in the exhibition: Repeat Performance … Continue reading

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Sketchbook: Wales

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Copley copy.

A tricky composition. At the Tate Britain, having a wander, thinking about political art and depictions of war, having just seen the Aftermath exhibition of post WWI art. I’ve always liked this painting as the artist, John Singleton Copley is … Continue reading

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Sketches on a trip to London.

The Natural History Museum followed by the V&A. Testing out the very black grease pencil (chinagraph pencil).

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Sketchweek 7: Highgate wood.

To end the week here’s the tranquil landscape of Highgate Wood. The dog I’m looking after wanted to rest, so out came the book and this is what was recorded. The path. 040818. Graphite stick and HB pencil. A detail … Continue reading

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Sketchweek 6: Barry Humphries’ Weimar Cabaret + my son on the tube.

This was a fantastic show. Meow Meow is incredible. Musically pretty perfect too. I pray for a recorded version to torture / play to the kids in the car. Setting the scene: The Barbican hall before the performance. Pencil. 40 … Continue reading

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